Purls in a Row

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Worked in a wonderful merino and mohair blend yarn, this sweater is incredibly soft and lightweight. It’s worked seamlessly from top down, shaping the neck and hem with short rows. The delicate slip-stitch stripes make a nice detail.

SIZES
XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL)
Bust circumference of the finished sweater:
31 (35, 39, 43, 47, 51)” / 80 (90, 100, 110, 120, 130) cm;
to fit 28 (32, 36, 40, 44, 48)” / 72 (82, 92, 102, 112, 122) cm bust.
The sweater is designed to be worn with 3” / 8 cm of positive ease which is already built in into each size. Shown in size S.

YARN
Quince & co Piper (305 yds / 279 m per 50 g skein,
50 % superfine Texas merino, 50 % super kid Texas mohair):
3 (4, 4, 4, 5, 5) skeins Longhorn as MC (main color)
1 skein Sweetwater as CC1 (contrasting color 1)
1 skein Odessa as CC2 (contrasting color 2)
1 skein Abilene as CC3 (contrasting color 3)

or heavy laceweight yarn, approximately:
886 (1007, 1124, 1229, 1334, 1502) yds / 811 (921, 1028, 1124, 1220, 1374) m MC
43 (48, 54, 59, 65, 71) yds / 39 (44, 49, 54, 59, 64) m CC1
37 (41, 46, 51, 56, 60) yds / 34 (38, 42, 47, 51, 55) m CC2
24 (28, 31, 34, 37, 40) yds / 22 (25, 28, 31, 34, 37) m CC3

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
size 2 ½ US / 3 mm circular needle, 16” / 40 cm long for the neck ribbing and a longer one for the body ribbing (optional, you can use the shorter one, too)
two size 4 US / 3.5 mm circular needles, 16” / 40 cm long for the beginning of raglan shaping and 32” / 80 cm long for the rest of the raglans and body
size 4 US / 3.5 mm double pointed needles for the sleeves or the long circular needle above if using Magic Loop technique
size 2 ½ US / 3 mm double pointed needles for the sleeve ribbing or a long circular needle if using Magic Loop technique

4 stitch markers
row counter
waste yarn for holding the sleeve stitches
tapestry needle to weave in the yarn ends

GAUGE
24 sts and 36 rnds in Stockinette stitch using larger needles = 4” / 10 cm

€ 5.40 (pdf download)